afghanistan

So-called friend sells soldier’s Lab on Craigslist

Before U.S. Army First Lieutenant Brandon Harker left for a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan, he made sure to find what he thought would be a suitable place for his dog, yellow Labrador Retriever, Oakley, to stay during his absence.When one of Harker’s good friends agreed to watch Oakley, the soldier was relieved, believing he would […]

by DogTime Staff
July 29th, 2013

Military Working Dog loses vision, finds new home

German Shepherd Asur is a distinguished United States veteran, a former Military Working Dog (MWD) who spent the better part of his life as a bomb-detection canine with the U.S. Marines. After serving his last year of duty in Afghanistan, it was time for Asur to return to the U.S.But for Asur, retirement brought with […]

by DogTime Staff
July 24th, 2013

Veteran reunites with puppy he met in Afghanistan

Staff Sergeant Tom Burright of the United States Air Force first met his four-legged best friend while patrolling the streets of Afghanistan. Burright was on the job when he spotted a tiny Afghan Hound pup scrounging for food in an alley.“She was young and helpless,” Burright tells CBS DFW News. “I had to pick her […]

by DogTime Staff
April 12th, 2013

Dog from Afghanistan adopted by woman who saved him

When Holly Barnes first met Bear, she knew that he was meant to be her dog.“I was just drawn to him immediately,” Barnes told ABC 7 News when asked about the mixed-breed dog who stole her heart.Barnes first met Bear when he was a 6-month-old pup. He was born on a United States Marine base […]

by DogTime Staff
July 27th, 2012

Boxer dog welcomes soldier home

Chuck, a Boxer, is very glad to see Nick, who is home after serving eight months in Afghanistan; the two were reunited when Nick returned to his wife in Germany.

by dogtime
April 6th, 2012
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